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Old October 1st, 2016   #1
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Default Cleaning windshield.

So I'm a scruffy git. I don't think I have actually done any cosmetic work on my ST this year...
So today when it gets a wash, the only other time it gets wet is in the rain, the windshield is baked with dead fly grime, so what do you guys use, It actually got about a 30 minute soak but there is still a lot of residue left on it.
Whats best?

I cant believe how well it looks and it was only a quickish wash.
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Default Re: Cleaning windshield.

I put a wet tea towel on the screen and leave it there, occasionally topping up the water content. This will always soak through the bugs that we get in the UK and then they just wipe off with no effort and no scratching. The only question is how long a soak it take!
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Hydrogen Peroxide.
Makes them bugs foam right up.
For seriously dead and baked on the tea towel soaked in HP works well.
A small spray bottle with HP for the helmet face shield travels well.

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Hydrogen Peroxide.
Makes them bugs foam right up.
For seriously dead and baked on the tea towel soaked in HP works well.
A small spray bottle with HP for the helmet face shield travels well.

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After you wash the bugs and dirt off use a product made by Meguiar's called Motorcycle Plastic or Meguiar's Plastx clear plastic cleaner and polish. It will remove all small the scratches and will remove the larger scratches if you use it after every cleaning. You will not be disappointed. It also makes the water bead off in a rain. Great stuff. I have been using this product for years.
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